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Unicorns and Alligators and Turtles, Oh My!

Spring 2019

by Ashley Lodato Education Director, Methow Arts Alliance The third grade animal studies program at Virginia Grainger Elementary School uses Common Core standards to integrate biology, literacy, art, and geography. Working with third grade teachers Patty Caryl, Nancy Bishop, and Amy Sullivan, students begin the process by selecting an animal and using the internet and… [Read More]

ARTscapes – Beyond the Frame: To Be Native

Spring 2019

The ARTscapes project is facilitated by Methow Arts. It is designed to activate empty commercial storefronts and vacant space in Okanogan County. ARTscapes brings more foot traffic into downtown and offers more exposure to the creative sector.  Our next program launches in May and will fill storefronts with images and informational posters about the work of… [Read More]

Second Graders Create Critters of the Methow Valley

Winter 2019

by Ashley Lodato Education Director, Methow Arts Alliance When do you get to see the Methow Valley Elementary School art room filled with eagles, cougars, rattlesnakes, herons, and black widows? Second graders know the answer to this–when Bruce Morrison visits the school, that’s when. Bruce, a Twisp-based artist and teaching artist, has been leading residencies for… [Read More]

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